ranid

[ ran-id, rey-nid ]
/ ˈræn ɪd, ˈreɪ nɪd /

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the frog family Ranidae, characterized by smooth, moist skin and semiaquatic habits.

noun


Nearby words

  1. rangiora,
  2. rangoon,
  3. rangpur,
  4. rangy,
  5. rani,
  6. ranikhet disease,
  7. ranine,
  8. ranine artery,
  9. ranitidine,
  10. ranjit singh

Origin of ranid

1885–90; < New Latin Ranidae, equivalent to Ran(a) a genus (Latin rāna frog) + -idae -id2

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019